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February 2013 Cleanthoughts

Resisting The Omnipresent Onslaught

Visual reminders that reinforce the significance of hygienically clean hands can help us all maintain good health and avoid the consequences.

We are taught from a very young age that clean hands are important; as children, we are instructed to wash them before eating, after visiting the restroom, following contact with sick individuals and any time they appear dirty.


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February 2013 Facility Focus

Cleanliness Equates To Fewer Sick Days

There is an undoubted connection between the cleanliness of an indoor environment, the health of occupants inhabiting the space and the productivity of the workforce therein.

Besides a person’s health, the cleanliness of a work environment has a direct effect on employee morale, productivity and attendance.


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February 2013 Feature 3

Tips To Fight HAIs In Any Facility

While traditionally found in healthcare settings, superbugs aren't a problem exclusive to medical facilities, nor should they be treated that way.

Traditionally healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are becoming community-acquired and have found their way into other public spaces, presenting challenges to cleaning professionals regardless of where they work.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Insights From Restroom Care Experts

Drawing on insights from the recent webinar "A Guide To Clean And Odor-Free Restrooms," our expert panelists explain that malodors are the nature of restrooms, and consistent, thorough cleaning that completely removes microorganisms is the only resolution.


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November 2012 Facility Focus

Airing Grievances With Restroom Odors

Preventing restroom odors can improve public perception and company profitability.

According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, as many as 94 percent of facility patrons are unwilling to return to an establishment if the restrooms are unsanitary; therefore, achieving a competitive edge begins with cleanliness.


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November 2012 Feature 6

A Colony Of Microscopic Workhorses

Bioenzymatic cleaners are agricultural facilitators of clean, hygienic surfaces.

Facilities that are cleaned using environmentally preferable products are also becoming more sustainable, ensuring that natural resources are used as efficiently as possible.


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November 2012 Cover Story

Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers

A predicament of personal preference for removing moisture from hands.

For the 71 percent of Americans that a recent survey from SCA Tissue says actually wash after using the restroom — not just the quick rinse-and-dash, that doesn’t count — a solution is needed for removing moisture from their hands.


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November 2012 Feature 5

It Pays To Pay Attention To Dispensers

Investing in functional and attractive dispensers will help modernize your restroom while improving health and safety.

A clean and attractive restroom should be the minimum standard; for facilities that want to leave a lasting impression on tenants and visitors alike, an aesthetically pleasing, hygienic restroom should be the goal. Selecting the right dispensers is one way to achieve both objectives.


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CMM Online Poll

Hand Dryers Versus Paper Towels

What is your preferred method of removing moisture from your hands? If you want to elaborate on your preference, drop us a note and opine.


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2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Exhibitor Profile

Targeting The Growing Concern Over Cross-contamination

Continental Commercial Products LLC

At the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show in Chicago, Continental Commercial Products will detail their new color-coded cleaning program. Read about how color-coding can reduce cross-contamination here and then visit booth 2025 to learn more.


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